Proper 12, Year A, RCL, Track 2

Romans 8:26-39, Matthew 13:31-33,44-52

Whether you are a gardener, a fisherman, or a baker; a collector of fine art or a bargain hunter; our set of parables today seem to have something for everyone. Since there are so many to choose from,...

Proper 11, Year A, RCL, Track 2

Isaiah 44:6-8, Psalm 86:11-17, Romans 8:12-25, Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43

It seems all too human to make judgments about others. We may see someone who appears to be poor and we think to ourselves that if they just worked harder they could do...

Proper 10, Year A, RCL, Track 2

Matthew 13:1-9,18-23

Today Jesus tells us a story of a sower who is being very reckless. He scatters seed in an aimless, haphazard manner; on the sidewalks, in the flower bed, under the trees where nothing will ever grow. Some of it does e...

September 29, 2019

Proper 21, Year C, RCL, Track 1

Luke 16:19-31

There are points in the liturgical year where the lessons seem to get stuck in a rut. At one point we have three or four weeks of bread. I am the bread of heaven. I am the bread of life and so on. Currently we are in a serie...

September 22, 2019

Proper 20, Year C, RCL, Track 1  Luke 16:1-13

Our Gospel passage centers around how we handle our money in relationship to others. We have the Pharisees, the disciples, and Jesus. We have a wealthy landowner, the manager of his estate, and the people indebted to him. Th...

Proper 6, Year B, RCL , Track 1

2 Corinthians 5:6-10,[11-13],14-17, Mark 4:26-34

What can we compare with the kingdom of God? I think what we first realize is that the kingdom of God is rather amazing; something beyond our explanation. Christ says it is like a seed that...

November 26, 2017

Last Sunday after Pentecost, Year A, RCL, Track 1

Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24, Psalm 100, Matthew 25:31-46

“He will put the sheep at his right hand and the goats at the left.” Or from Ezekiel, “I will judge between sheep and sheep, the fat and the lean.” Both passages tell u...